Champions League - Tuesday review: Barca through, Chelsea walk tightrope

Lionel Messi fired Barcelona into the last 16 of the Champions League with two goals in their 3-0 victory at Spartak Moscow but holders Chelsea are walking a tightrope after a crushing defeat by Juventus.

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Chelsea defender Gary Cahill reacts after the defeat to Juventus in the Champions League (AFP)

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Group E

FC Nordsjælland 2-5 Shakhtar Donetsk

Free-scoring Shakhtar Donetsk beat Nordsjaelland 5-2 with a Luiz Adriano hat-trick - the first goal of which was highly controversial - smoothing their path out of Group E.

Juventus 3-0 Chelsea

Juventus are favourites to join Shakhtar in the last 16 after a 3-0 defeat of Chelsea, whose hopes are now hanging in the balance, to move second in the group.

Group F

Valencia 1-1 Bayern Munich

Valencia and last season's runners-up Bayern Munich advanced from Group F with a 1-1 draw in the Mestalla.

BATE Borisov 0-2 Lille

Lille claimed a 2-0 win against BATE Borisov in Minsk, but the French side are still condemned to last place in Champions League Group F.

Group G

Spartak Moscow 0-3 Barcelona

Lionel Messi's brace ensured Barcelona's progress into the knockout rounds with a 3-0 win in Moscow that clinched top spot in Group G.

Benfica 2-1 Celtic

Scottish champions Celtic were 20 minutes away from earning the score draw that would have put them through with Barca before Ezequiel Garay struck the winner in a 2-1 victory for Benfica.

Group H

Galatasaray 1-0 Manchester United

Galatasaray kept alive their chances of reaching the knockout phase with a 1-0 victory over already-qualified Manchester United.

CFR Cluj 3-1 Sporting Braga

CFR Cluj are vying with Galatasaray for the runners-up spot in Group H after the Romanians beat Braga 3-1 with a first-half hat-trick from Rui Pedro doing the damage.

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